January 27, 2016
Two articles in the new issue of The American Journal of Managed Care address aspects of paying for mental health care: how valued-based insurance design, a concept pioneered by AJMC’s editors, might be applied; and how the arrival of generic risperidone was received in Medicare Part D.
January 22, 2016
Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, of National Pharmaceutical Council, will discuss care pathways, how they are created, their implementation in US healthcare, and more, on January 28, 1-2 pm ET, during a tweetchat.
December 29, 2015
One of the biggest stories of 2015 has been the cost of cancer drugs, which create vexing questions for payers and policymakers, as well as doctors and families. The tough choices being made today are the theme of the latest special issue of Evidence-Based Oncology, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care.
December 24, 2015
Each year, The American Journal of Managed Care devotes an issue to health information technology. The growing importance of this healthcare field is reflected in the diversity of topics covered in the 13 papers in this year’s issue.
December 20, 2015
Sessions on obesity and the role of technology in disease management will be part of the annual gathering of stakeholders, presented by The American Journal of Managed Care, April 7-8, 2016, at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, New Jersey.
December 15, 2015
Depending on one’s point of view, the 340B prescription drug program keeps safety net hospitals afloat or serves as a profit center at the expensive of community providers. Three leading voices—Rena M. Conti, PhD; Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP; and Michael Kolodziej, MD; recommend reforms in the new issue of Evidence-Based Oncology, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care.
December 10, 2015
On Tuesday, December 15, from 11 am to noon EST, The American Journal of Managed Care will host a tweetchat with Leah Binder, MA, MGA, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, about hospital quality ratings, patient safety, and healthcare outcomes.
November 22, 2015
Giving cancer patients what they want and need is the goal, but getting there isn't easy, according to healthcare experts who took part in Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2015, presented November 19-20, 2015, by The American Journal of Managed Care. Drug costs demand difficult conversations about value, and changes in the law require oncologists to learn whole new ways to be paid.